10 weeds that heal

10 common weeds that you find in your yard and how they can heal sicknesses, burns, sores and other ailments. - After checking this list, I've got SIX them growing around my yard and garden. It's nice to put a name to the plants.

Edible parts: PINEAPPLE WEED flowers and leaves are a tasty finger food while hiking or toss in salads. Flowers can also be dried out and crushed so that it can be used as flour. As with chamomile, pineapple weed is very good as a tea. Native Americans used a leaf infusion (medicine prepared by steeping flower or leaves in a liquid without boiling) for stomach gas pains and as a laxative.

Edible parts: PINEAPPLE WEED flowers and leaves are a tasty finger food while hiking or toss in salads. Flowers can also be dried out and crushed so that it can be used as flour. As with chamomile, pineapple weed is very good as a tea.

I love the practical tips in this desert gardening post. We don't technically live in the desert, but I'm going to apply these ideas to our own unique climate too.

6 Tips for Desert Gardening

I love the practical tips in this desert gardening post. We dont technically live in the desert, but Im going to apply these ideas to our own unique climate too.

Arizona Master Gardener Manual - Some great stuff if you are trying to have a successful garden in Arizona.

Arizona Master Gardener Manual: Thorough gardening reference guide for gardening in the desert Southwest from the University of Arizona

A NEW favorite wild edible: green milkweed seed pods! | Crunchy Mama's Urban Homestead

A NEW favorite wild edible: green milkweed seed pods!

Feral Food: Maxing Out on Milkweed Pods. Can be sauteed with butter, salt, pepper, and eaten other ways. As with other food harvest only and leave the rest.

The man who stopped the desert. Unable to read or write, and without using any modern gadgets or techniques, he simply continued using an ancient African farming practice called ’zai.’ He plants seeds in small holes filled with compost. The holes then fill up with water during the rainy season, so they are able to retain moisture and nutrients during the dry periods.

Yacouba Sawadogo is an innovative African farmer who has been travelling across the deserts for the last 30 years reviving ancient re-for.

Prepper's Will - Arid Edibles - Desert Chia

If you get lost in the desert you should have a good knowledge about the arid edibles that can keep you alive. Here are the arid edibles you should forage.

Prepper's Will - Arid Edibles - Desert Chia

If you get lost in the desert you should have a good knowledge about the arid edibles that can keep you alive. Here are the arid edibles you should forage.

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